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I Am Holding On to Who I Truly Am

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    I Am Holdin On

     i am holdin on. sometimes i feel like everyone wants me to be the person they would like me to be even my teacher. i laugh it off and keep on being who i wanna be cause in the end there isnt any one who can change me 
    babypanther babypanther 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2009

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